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Let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter

Old 09-16-22, 05:28 PM
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Let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter

Now that the hot humid days of Summer are gone, I'm saying let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter. I would rather have only two seasons Summer and Winter, but alas the wife won't move. I sure hope it's a short Fall and Winter is filled with snow and ice. I have to get my Fat bike back from a friend who I let use right after last Winter season. He knows I'll be coming to get it, and a quick tune up and a couple of rides to shake it down and I'm ready. Come on Winter !
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I would be okay with only 2 seasons, but they would be spring and fall. Personally, I cannot fathom anyone wanting to skip fall. I can do without the extreme heat and humidity and the extreme cold and winter storms. Here on Delmarva, the heat and humidity hurts me worse than winter weather. Fall is absolutely the nicest time of the year, IMO.
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I like weather where I don't need to wear a balaclava. Fall can be difficult to dress for. I mostly do evening rides which start off warm, then the temperature can crash as soon as the sun goes down.

One thing I do like about winter is that the snow smooths out the bumps. Cracked and broken pavement becomes super smooth. There are some single track paths that don't get enough foot traffic to pack them smooth and the grass clumps can be brutally bumpy without snow.
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On weekdays I ride early, before work. Forecast for tomorrow morning is 3 Celsius (0 windchill). First time in over six months Iíll be wearing the tights, jacket, etc. That went fast!
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Old 09-23-22, 01:45 PM
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I like winter too. hoping to stay upright on every ride this year. the view is much better that way


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Old 09-23-22, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by ZIPP2001 View Post
Now that the hot humid days of Summer are gone, I'm saying let's skip Fall and go straight to Winter. I would rather have only two seasons Summer and Winter, but alas the wife won't move. I sure hope it's a short Fall and Winter is filled with snow and ice. I have to get my Fat bike back from a friend who I let use right after last Winter season. He knows I'll be coming to get it, and a quick tune up and a couple of rides to shake it down and I'm ready. Come on Winter !
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looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?
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Old 09-23-22, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?
Just my phone and my mobile gopro attachment.
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Come on Winter !
you're not alone






lots of you nuts out there
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